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Talk - "Home to roost: Chicken farming in 20th century NJ
Wed. June 18th, 4:30 pm

Members of the public are invited to attend a feather-raising discussion of chicken farming in 20th century New Jersey. Distinguished panelists include Ronald L. Becker, head of Rutgers' Special Collections and University Archives, formerly of Vineland: Judith Mason, retired Rutgers graduate living now in East Brunswick; and Karl J. Niederer, director - New Jersey Division of Archives and Records Management, formerly of Titusville.

The talk will be held in the Pane Room, on the first floor of Alexander Library, 169 College Ave., New Brunswick. A demonstration of the Egomatic egg candling and grading machine, tours of the "Garden State Harvest: New Jersey's Agricultural Heritage" exhibit in Special Collections, and light refreshments will follow.

RSVP by Friday June 13th to Nancy Martin, 732/932-7006, ext. 360 or If requested, a parking permit can be mailed/emailed prior to June 18.

For additional information, contact Bonita Craft Grant at 732/932-7006, ext. 369 or

Posted May 6, 2008